About the Orchestra
Education and Community Programs Strengthen Orchestra’s Hometown
The Cleveland Orchestra’s many education and community programs are strengthening and expanding the musical programs and connections offered to the citizens of Northeast Ohio.
Meet the Music Director: Franz Welser-Möst
In addition to being Music Director of The Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst also serves as General Music Director of the Vienna State Opera.
Severance Hall — America’s Most Beautiful Concert Hall
The Cleveland Orchestra’s home, opened in 1931 and renovated and expanded in 2000, is universally praised as one of America’s most beautiful and best-sounding concert halls. Read about its history, capabilities, and folklore.
Listen to The Cleveland Orchestra on the Radio
Even if you can't be at Severance Hall or Blossom Music Center in person, you can hear The Cleveland Orchestra each week in live or recorded radio broadcasts, or via on demand streaming of select concerts available for listening anytime. Tune in to WCLV (104.9 FM) weekly for live broadcasts. Visit WCLV to learn more.
Concerts on Tour
and on the Road
Where in Ohio (or the world) is The Cleveland Orchestra playing next? Visit the Event Calendar, check the boxes under “select a location,” and click the “Update Calendar” button. For reports on tours as they’re happening, visit the Cleveland Orchestra blog.
The Cleveland Orchestra
Under the leadership of Music Director Franz Welser-Möst, The Cleveland Orchestra has become one of the most sought-after performing ensembles in the world. In concerts at its winter home at Severance Hall and its summer home at Blossom Music Center, in residencies from Miami to Vienna, and on tour around the world, The Cleveland Orchestra sets standards of artistic excellence, concert programming, and community engagement.
Acclaimed Miami season continues in 2012-13
The Cleveland Orchestra’s annual series of weekends in Miami features of subscription concerts at the Adrienne Arsht Center’s John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall, as well as education and community engagment programs serving over 20,000 adults and young people in the Miami-Dade community. These educational programs, based on a series of initiatives that the Orchestra has developed over the past nine decades in Cleveland, are serving more than 3,500 grade school students in Miami each year through free education concerts for schools. Under the guidance of its Miami-based board of directors, Cleveland Orchestra Miami’s commitment to education and community service is a vibrant testament to the history and tradition of The Cleveland Orchestra.
Read the news release about the upcoming 2012-13 season in Miami.